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SILVER CREEK – Village Trustee Ben Peters is being deployed to serve in Kuwait.

Peters announced Monday at the regular meeting of the Village Board that he is scheduled to leave Aug. 28 and will be gone for about two months.

Peters has been active with the Air National Guard and is stationed at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, where he assists the 107th Guard Unit and the 136th Flying Squadron. His primary task is as a loadmaster.

He said he will stay in touch with Village Board members through the Internet while he is away.